Brett Godfrey is a 33-year veteran trial who has tried more than 100 cases to verdict throughout the United States.
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Attendees will learn: (1) What makes product liability different from general litigation; (2) The kinds of damages commonly sought (other than just physical injury); (3) The elements of liability for each type of product liability claim; (4) Various kinds of strict product liability; (5) The ten rules of product liability; (6) How defense lawyers and insurers evaluate and defend product liability claims (information needed by both plaintiff and defense attorneys); (7) Class actions and mass tort claim management; and (8) The future of product liability.
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Date / Time: February 5, 2021
Closed-captioning available upon request
Brett Godfrey | Godfrey|Johnson P.C.
Brett Godfrey is a 33-year veteran trial who has tried more than 100 cases to verdict throughout the United States. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering and substantial training in physiology and human factors. He frequently lectures on trial tactics, the use of technology and case management methodologies. He is also a former Air Force Officer, a pilot, an author, and a motivational speaker.
I. An overview of product liability | 2:00pm – 2:15pm
II. The eight most common claims for relief | 2:15pm – 2:30pm
III. When the focus is on the product and when it is on the manufacturer | 2:30pm – 2:45pm
IV. Special factors, including insurance coverage issues and adverse president | 2:45pm – 3:00pm
V. Case planning and case management | 3:00pm – 3:15pm
VI. Legal trends in product liability | 3:15pm – 3:30pm
VII. Government agency involvement | 3:30pm – 3:45pm
VIII. Class actions and mass tort claims | 3:45pm – 4:00pm